Delivery drone network charged by home solar panels

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We have seen drones deployed with automated landing and charging pads, and mobile payment solar power in rural Africa. Now sitting somewhere inbetween the two is Mobisol, a company that offers solar energy alternatives to low income communities in developing countries. Mobisol currently has customers in over 40,000 solar homes in rural Tanzania and Rwanda. The Berlin-based company uses a pay-to-purchase model for the solar panels, and customers can pay the monthly installments using mobile phones. As a part of their new Solar Air Distribution network, Mobisol is adding drone recharging pads to the roofs of its customers' homes, so that a network…

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